When did the prime minister and his cabinet last see a concert, a play, or a new Israeli movie?
By Nachman Shai for Globes online (Israel)
Last Friday, I went to see “Boobies”, the new production by the Inbal Pinto Dance Company, directed by Avshalom Pollak. The Tel Aviv Center for the Performing Arts was crowded with young people, even very young people, who chose to spend Friday with one of Israel’s best dance troupes.
The performance, pleasing enough in and of itself, was particularly heartwarming under the circumstances. You’d think that, at a time like this, with battles raging, culture would fade away; well, here it was, holding its head high.
The flowering of dance in Israel is something special.Alongside troupes like the Batsheva Dance Company and the Kibbutz Dance Company, dozens of choreographers and hundreds of dancers are developing. Once a year, at the Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance and Theater, when they feature their best productions, they achieve international exposure. click for more